Irish teenager Evan Ferguson scored in his first Premier League start to help Brighton beat Everton 4-1 and add to the pressure on manager Frank Lampard on Tuesday. (More Football News)
Everton’s winless run extended to six games, leaving Lampard’s team just one point and two places above the relegation zone.
For the second home game in a row, the Toffees were booed off the pitch at Goodison Park. A flare was thrown onto the pitch as they trailed 4-0 as chants of “bring out the table” rang out.
Brighton moved up to eighth by using a seven-minute spell early in the second half to open the game after Kaoru Mitoma’s first-half goal.
The 18-year-old Ferguson scored in the 51st minute and provided an assist on Solly March’s goal three minutes later as the crowd booed the home team.
Pascal Gross scored in the 57th minute after taking advantage of a missed pass from Idrissa Gana Gueye and rolling the ball past goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
Demarai Gray scored in stoppage time for Everton.